FanPost

DBN Glossary



With the large increase in new members/visitors, likely due to the fast approaching NFL Draft, I thought it may be a good time to offer a brief glossary of Dawgs By Nature terms.  These terms pop up frequently, but may be strange to those who haven't been around long.  I'll list those I can think of now, feel free to add those that you personally like or that I've missed.

Buuuuuuuuuuuhhh - coined by Mooncamping, this is an expression of utter disbelief or confusion.

F@#% You, Go Root for Buffalo - an actual email sent by former GM Phil Savage to a disgruntled fan; used here to express displeasure with someone's comment, but mainly in a humorous and sarcastic manner.

Fairly Hog Certain - being fairly certain of something but in a much funnier way, thanks to a typo by Spidey, who wished to express fairly high certainty.

He's a WINNER - sarcastically used to ridicule the idea that team wins is good evidence of the quality and skill of a particular individual player.

This - simple reply to a comment or post that you like or agree with.

Freaky Flanker - coined, again, by Mooncamping; this is a WR who meets Moon's mysterious size/shape scale.

It's (whatever time) on (whatever date), and Braylon Edwards still sucks - used to periodically remind us of the time, the date, and that Braylon Edwards does in fact still suck.

I stopped reading at Mangina - proper response to any troll or "drive-by" poster who still thinks twisting Mangini into Mangina has some level of wit or humor.

For the love of Joe Thomas, I swear to Joe Thomas, etc. - examples of terms that substitute Joe Thomas for a deity, which has become common practice on the site (for obvious reasons).

Smokescreen - used to express any doubt or skepticism toward a move or decison of the Browns staff; also used to express doubt or skepticism toward comments of any other member of this site.

Maybe you should try Cleveland.com - Seemingly polite, yet sarcastic and scathing response to "drive-by", knucklehead posters who make mindless comments.  Example: "WTF?!?! JACK F"N DALHUMME AT QB??!!?! HOCKGREIM MUST GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I"M DUN WITH THIS LOSER TEAM!!!!!; Reply by someone with a fully functioning brain: "Might I suggest you try Cleveland.com?"

Kotknus(sp) - Accepted and encouraged as the way to spell the surname of former Browns GM George Kokinis; mocks the endless errors made while trying to discuss said executive on this site.  Current czar Mike Holmgren seems to be next in line with such spellings as: Holgram, Hokgram, Holngrem, Holngreim, etc.

Hoheini - One word term used to refer to the current Browns leadership trifecta of Holmgren (Ho), Heckert (he), and Mangini (ini); follows up the one word term of Mankok for Mangini (Man) and Kokinis (kok).

Anyone feel free to jump in and add to these, as I'm sure I've missed some.  I just thought this may be helpful to new members and entertaining for the regulars.  My other idea was a post on who we'd draft at #7... 

This is a fan-created post. Dawgs By Nature assumes no responsibility for the content listed.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Dawgs By Nature

You must be a member of Dawgs By Nature to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Dawgs By Nature. You should read them.

Join Dawgs By Nature

You must be a member of Dawgs By Nature to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Dawgs By Nature. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker